Yvette B. loved her home and neighborhood. It was where she had raised her kids and planned to stay until retirement. Over the years she had performed the usual routine maintenance and spent a great deal of money upgrading things like the old water pipes, gutters, doors and windows and the like. But soon it became too much of a financial strain.
“The house was built in the early 1940s so it needed quite a few things,” Yvette shared. “But after a while I felt like it was becoming, as they say, “the money pit,” and I decided it was time to sell.”
Desiring to avoid a traditional real estate sale through an agent or broker if possible, Yvette researched companies that buy homes for cash. There were lots of them out there, some with far less than stellar reviews.
“I had heard and had seen based on comments people wrote online, that a lot of those companies operate by low-balling the seller and are only interested in turning it around for as much profit as possible,” she said. “But it was very important to me to sell my home to someone that would renovate it into a beautiful asset for the neighborhood.”
That’s when she heard about Jon and Stacy Bichelmeyer of Archway Homes.
Archway Homes buys homes in any condition: pretty houses needing little to no repair, ugly houses needing everything repaired from leaking roofs to bad foundations, cluttered houses, or houses in need of cosmetic updating. They do so by providing a no-obligation offer within 24 hours, can pay cash and close within three days or on a future date of the seller’s choice, and there are no fees or commissions to pay .
“When Jon came out, the first thing he did was listen to what renovations I had already done to the house, and to some of my dreams and plans which, unfortunately, never came to fruition for me financially,” said Yvette. “After he finished his walk-through, he said that it was a great house, and was very gentle and kind about the fact that, in his words, ‘it needed a little lovin’.” I knew then that he didn’t just care about making a good business decision for him, but also about restoring the home with love.”
The Bichelmeyers have had roots in the Kansas City community for over 40 years, and Jon is a third-generation real estate investor. “I’ve been buying houses, fixing them up and selling to homeowners in the metro area for close to 20 years,” he said. “We started doing this long before HGTV inspired the new investors in town.”
With Archway Homes, you don’t have to do any extensive and expensive renovations to make your home appeal to today’s buyers, have the home ready to show at a moment’s notice, wait for the right buyer to come along, wait even longer for it to close, or pay a real estate agent’s commission or seller’s closing costs. The ability to sell your home “As Is,” is key.
According to Stacy, “Selling a property can be a stressful process, whether someone is moving due to illness, facing foreclosure, a job transfer, they have a difficult home to sell, or some other reason why they can’t, or don’t want to go through a traditional selling process. Our experience has given us the ability to remove the hassles for the seller by doing all the work ourselves after the contract is signed. With us, selling your house as-is never felt this good!”
Yvette said the entire process was very easy, and Jon was very flexible with her moving schedule.
“I am very happy to have sold my home to Archway Homes,” she said. “They are very well-known and respected in the area, and lovingly restore the homes they buy and resell. I know that what they will do will bless the next owner and the neighborhood.”
For more information about selling your home quickly for cash, call Jon Bichelmeyer at 913-599-5000 or visit Archway Homes’ website at www.FastCashForKCHomes.com to fill out an online form or to get a free report on how to “Sell Your Home in Three Days.”